Sunday, September 22, 2019

Angolan President, João Lourenço, Sacks Governors and Ministers

Why is President Lourenço sacking Angola’s governors and ministers? Governors and ministers in Angola are all on their toes...

Angola ‘plans to shut unregistered churches’

Angola is planning to close down "illegal" churches starting November, nearly a month after the state made public legislation to regulate religious activity, online...

Son of Angola ex-president in custody

A son of Angola's long-serving former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been remanded in custody in connection with a $1.5bn (£1.1bn) embezzlement case. Prosecutors...

How Queen Nzinga of Angola fought and held off Portuguese control for over 30...

The Portuguese were the earliest European colonists to settle in Africa owing largely to the fascination of the ever-adventurous Portuguese prince, Henry the Navigator....

Angola sovereign fund probe: Swiss properties raided

A number of properties in Switzerland have been raided in connection with suspected money laundering involving Angola's $5bn sovereign wealth fund and central bank,...

Bid to get UK banks to reveal details about Angola cash

Angola's sovereign wealth fund has applied to a British court to order banks to reveal information about accounts held on its behalf. This is the...

Angola oil giant probes Isabel dos Santos graft claims

Angola’s state oil company has announced an investigation into “possible misappropriation” of funds by Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of the former president, during...

The exit of Africa’s richest woman could revitalise Angola’s cash cow

NEWS ANALYSIS Now we know: new Angolan president João Lourenço is not sitting idle while the descendants of former president José Eduardo dos Santos rule...

Former Angola president’s daughter sacked from state oil firm

The eldest daughter of former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos has been sacked as chair of the board of the state-owned oil firm...

Paradise Papers: Angola’s Isabel Dos Santos ‘turned down by legal firm’

The legal firm at the centre of the Paradise Papers leak turned down business from Africa's richest woman, it has emerged. Appleby -the main source...

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“Mnangagwa Offering Chamisa Vice President Job”

By Blessing Simpson Madzima| Replying to the suggestion that our President Advocate Nelson Chamisa should replace General Chiwenga as Vice President. The arrangement of ED...

BREAKING NEWS: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi dies at 92

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader, has died. He was 92. An official in the president’s office told...

Insecurity: Stop grandstanding, act on Obasanjo’s letter, Frank fires Buhari

…Says ex-President’s letter shows patriotism A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described...